Costa has released three new two-week itineraries in the Mediterranean aboard Costa Fortuna for 2023, taking in both the eastern and western Mediterranean, as well as Atlantic destinations such as the Canary […]
Celebrity Cruises to cruise year-round from Mediterranean in 2023/24
Celebrity Cruises has extended its summer cruise season in the Mediterranean, with plans to sail roundtrip in the region through the winter aboard Celebrity Infinity.
Norwegian Viva to spend 2023 inaugural cruise season in the Mediterranean
Norwegian Cruise Line‘s new Prima-class cruise ship Norwegian Viva will debut in 2023 with a program of cruises to Europe and the Caribbean, but her inaugural season will be spent in the […]
Valiant Lady gets her hull livery ahead of anticipated 2022 debut
Valiant Lady has received her own unique mermaid mascot as part of the final fit and finish phase of her construction ahead of an expected debut in early 2022.
Istanbul to benefit from Greece opening to cruises from Turkey
Cruise itineraries between Greece and Turkey have been re-established, in a major boon for Istanbul and its new Galataport cruise terminal.
Cruises out of Malta now open to vaccinated UAE residents, with a catch
Malta is the latest country to join a growing list of Mediterranean cruise destinations open to UAE tourists with a vaccination certificate.
20 quarantine-free European fly-cruises for UAE residents in summer 2021
As of June, 2021, there are 19 destinations around the world where UAE residents can visit without having to quarantine, and many of them are cruise homeports for the summer cruise season.
New Azamara ship Azamara Onward to cruise Istanbul and Eastern Med in 2022
Azamara’s new cruise ship, Azamara Onward, will cruise 22 European itineraries and offer three related land explorations when she is brought into service.
Holland America extends Mediterranean season aboard Eurodam for 2021
Holland America Line has extended Eurodam’s Mediterranean cruise season this summer, with the ship now due to assume the previously scheduled cruises on Westerdam from September 12th through to its October30 transatlantic […]
Celebrity updates COVID protocols for Caribbean, UK and Greek cruises
Celebrity Cruises, which is only sailing with vaccinated guests when it resumes cruise services in the UK, Caribbean and Greece, has relaxed several of its COVID-19 safety protocols.
Costa Luminosa becomes second of planned four ships to resume cruising in 2021
Costa Luminosa on Sunday resumed cruise services for the Italian cruise line Costa Cruises out of Trieste, the second ship to do so in 2021, with two more due to resume cruises […]
Holland America Line to resume cruises for first time with Eurodam out of Greece
Holland America Line is resuming cruises for the first time, with Eurodam due to homeport in Athens from August, 2021.
Costa reveals itineraries for summer 2021 cruise season in the Mediterranean
Costa Cruises has unveiled its 2021 summer cruise season in the Mediterranean, with four ships sailing from 13 embarkation ports to destinations in the Eastern and Western Mediterranean.
German cruise lines AIDA and TUI to sail Greek cruise season for 2021
Both AIDA Cruises and TUI, Germany’s two largest cruise lines, have announced a Greek cruise season starting in May, 2021.
MSC Mediterranean cruise season announced, US cruises cancelled to July
An extensive MSC Mediterranean cruise season has been revealed by MSC Cruises while it has simultaneously further suspended its US cruise program to July.
Seabourn Mediterranean summer cruises from Greece announced for July
Seabourn, the luxury cruise line of Carnival Corporation, has announced it will be resuming services in the Mediterranean after agreeing a plan for roundtrip cruises with the Greek government.
Silversea cruise restart set for June, but full vaccination required
Silversea Cruises has announced it will return to service with Silver Moon out of Greece, but will only be accepting bookings from fully vaccinated guests.
Norwegian Cruise Line restart announced in Mediterranean and Caribbean
A Norwegian Cruise Line restart is finally happening, with the cruise line confirming that it will put three ships back into service in the Caribbean and Mediterranean in 2021. Norwegian Joy, Jade […]
Royal Caribbean to homeport Jewel of the Seas in Cyprus for Greek Isles cruises
Royal Caribbean International will base Jewel of the Seas in the Mediterranean for a season of summer 2021 cruises out of Cyprus, according to a press release. Jewel of the Seas will […]
Celebrity Apex Mediterranean debut announced, ship to sail roundtrip from Athens in 2021
Celebrity Cruises is finally resuming cruises in the Med, with a Celebrity Apex Mediterranean season from Athens planned to start in June. Celebrity Apex will homeport in Athens, cruising roundtrip to Rhodes […]